America: Facts vs. Fiction

History as we generally know it is full of holes or half-truths, and a mother lode of juicy details have been lost, distorted, covered up or simply ignored along the way. Military Channel's new series, America: Facts vs. Fiction is on a mission to set the record straight. Hosted by former Naval officer and actor Jamie Kaler (TBS' "My Boys"), America: Facts vs. Fiction is a wake-up call about the surprising hidden facts behind the most familiar and beloved stories from our nation's and military's past, filling in the blanks, debunking the occasional myth, and exploring why we sometimes get our own history, well, slightly wrong. Examining the past with a fresh perspective, this all-new series reveals that the "story" of America is just that - and far more remarkable than we ever thought.

Show Info

Airs on: United States AHC (2013 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 12 episodes

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Previous Episode

Bad Medicine

Episode 5x12; Mar 11, 2017

America's medical history is infected with myths. George Washington's doctors may have inadvertently killed him; Abraham Lincoln used a toxic remedy that warped his mind; and heroin was once a best-selling cough suppressant.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
5x12: Bad MedicineMar 11, 2017
5x11: The Civil WarMar 4, 2017
5x10: Moments That Changed HistoryFeb 25, 2017
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